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Learn how to use the grid technique to draw accurate sketches of your cats, dogs and horse from photographs and more, with the help of master artist Giovanni Civardi.
From world-renowned artist Giovanni Civardi, this highly practical guide to drawing your favourite animals in a variety of posses uses the traditional grid technique to make the drawing process both simple and accessible.
Starting from a photograph, Civardi shows you how to create an accurate pencil sketch of the subject by overlaying a grid and transferring the image one square at a time. The drawing is then rendered in easy stages to create a finished portrait. Even the most complex of subjects can be broken down into easy steps using this method, and by following the numerous step-by-step exercises the reader will very soon be producing highly detailed drawings based on photographs of their own.